BERLIN CALLING! Piranha Picks of the Week - Come meh Way


BERLIN CALLING! Piranha Picks of the Week - Come meh Way


Thursday 7 JUNE – Sunday 17 JUNE

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"Konsum & Verantwortung" is the motto of this year's 7th "KE NA KO Afrika Festival", presenting the cultural diversity of 55 African states during 11 packed festival days in the heart of the city. An African market / basar, discussions, lectures / readings, a Brückenbauer fair, workshops, exhibitions and lots and lots of live music, including Berlin All Star ensemble Afrikadelle – some impressions here – who open the music festival on 7 JUNE and close it down again on 17 JUNE. Free admission to all events

Where: Alexanderplatz, 10178 Berlin
// When: Thursday 7 JUNE – Sunday 17 JUNE
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Meanwhile – one more farewell to Runrig @

Where: Zitadelle Spandau, Am Juliusturm 64, 13599 Berlin // When: 19:00
See last week's picks + click here for the facebook event

Friday 8 JUNE + Saturday 9 JUNE

Let us now praise famous women – those were the days! The first major exhibition of legendary Swiss media / performance / film artist Valie Export's works and documents in Germany in 15 years. Opening on Friday 8 JUNE / Artist Talk in German on Saturday 9 JUNE / Running until Sunday 12 AUGUST – all details here

Where: n.b.k., Chauseestr. 128 / 129, 10115 Berlin // When: 19:00
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Saturday 9 JUNE

Let us now praise famous men! Since mid '97, former Can singer Damo Suzuki is touring the world with Damo Suzuki's Network performing improvisational concerts with local musicians – more 7.000 artists so far in 43 countries. @ "Interkosmos" III, Network features Budgie, Knox Chandler and Shaun Mullroney – plus the Japanese Krautrock legend from Cologne himself, of course – interesting short documentary of the man and his work here ( Part I ) + here ( Part II )

Where: Urban Spree, Revaler Str. 99, 10245 Berlin // When: 16:00
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Sunday 10 JUNE

Morgenland All Star Band with singers Dima Orsho and Ibrahim Keivo – the house band of Michael Dreyer's "Morgenland Festival Osnabrück" since 2012 – combines East and West, old and new, serious and light – the full monty!

Where: Pierre Boulez Saal, Französische Straße 33 d, 10117 Berlin // When: 19:00
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Monday 11 JUNE

If there ever was the slightest hope for Rock'n'Roll after Elvis had left the building and Bob Dylan's eventual demise into very old age – her name is Courtney Barnett!

Where: Astra Kulturhaus, Revaler Str. 99, 10245 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Tuesday 12 JUNE – Saturday 16 JUNE FF

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Summer's here – so let the open air games begin! Where better than @ Freilichtbühne am Wasserturm @ Natur-Park Schöneberger Südgelände with Shakespeare Company Berlin's new production "Verlorene Liebesmühe!"?

Where: Natur-Park Schöneberger Südgelände, Prellerweg 47 – 49, 12157 Berlin // When: 20:00 @ 19 dates until Saturday 25 AUGUST
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Piranha is proud to present this totally unique combination of West African and American Hillbilly fiddling, woven into state of the art electronics – which is what Cincinatti native Sudan Archives, now based in L.A., has come up with to wrap her delicate Neo Soul meditations in Berlin.

Win free tickets! 2 x 2 – click here to enter the draw

Where: YAAM, An der Schillingbrücke 3, 10243 Berlin // When: 21
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Thursday 14 JUNE

A slight Zeitkratzer reunion of sorts will take place when Franz Hautzinger and Isabelle Duthoit are joined by Luca Venitucci and Ingar Zach for their "Improvisation International" date as a kick-off for Hautzinger's "Listening and other Strategies" workshop ( Friday 15 JUNE – Sunday 17 JUNE ) @ exploratorium berlin. Hautzinger and Venitucci were with New Music flagship Zeitkratzer during it's eventful Podewil residency, when it world premiered Lou Reed's "Metal Machine Music" electro-acustically @ Freie Volksbühne et cetera et cetera. Now on to yet new territory still unknown!

Where: exploratorium berlin, Mehringdamm 55, 10961 Berlin // When: 20.00
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Forward in all directions!


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Lead Photo: Sudan Archives – "Come meh Way"

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